When competition spurs investment, shippers stand to benefit regardless of their port preference. A variety of factors — harbor depths, ocean services, on- and near-dock intermodal facilities, rail lift capacity, and inland reach — will determine where shippers will funnel Asia imports heading to Chicago and the Ohio Valley sweet spot farther east.
Georgia Ports Authority
22 Aug 2016
The new agreement highlights how Savannah, along with a handful of other U.S. ports, are tapping intermodal rail networks connected to inland hubs
16 Aug 2016
The Georgia Ports Authority has extended its five-year agreement with Consolidated Chassis Management’s South Atlantic Chassis Pool.
17 Jun 2016
Total container volumes at U.S Southeast ports took it on the chin last month.
03 Jun 2016
Pressure is building on U.S. maritime regulators to quickly decide whether ports and container lines can hash out details on a strategy that could dramatically simplify exporters’ meeting the SOLAS container weight rule.
19 May 2016
Container lines and U.S. ports have asked the U.S. maritime regulator for permission to get together to craft a common strategy for dealing with SOLAS.
05 May 2016
The Georgia Ports Authority said Thursday it will be taking a new approach to the SOLAS container weight rule.
26 Apr 2016
A sharp turnaround in industrial real estate activity around the Savannah port underscores the white-hot demand nationally for logistics properties as well as shippers putting in place long-term plans to use Southeast versus West Coast ports to access the regional market.
14 Apr 2016
The U.S. government should concentrate harbor deepening funds on the most important gateways instead of scattering limited resources across multiple projects, said Curtis Foltz, CEO of the Georgia Ports Authority.
21 Mar 2016
Container volume at the port of Savannah rose an unexpectedly strong 8.1 percent in February, but Georgia Ports Authority CEO Curtis Foltz said year-over-year comparisons will become tougher during the next three months.
03 Feb 2016
Curtis J. Foltz will step down as executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority on June 30 and will be succeeded by Griffith V. Lynch, the agency’s chief operating officer.
25 Jan 2016
The port of Savannah finished 2015 with record volume, including a 20.4 percent increase in full import containers, but Georgia Ports Authority CEO Curtis Foltz said growth is likely to slow this year.